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Support the Sarah Hartman Fund for Paddle Sports Education

To promote the long-term viability of the program, we are running an Online Silent Auction. All auction proceeds support the Sarah Hartman Fund for paddlesports education. The Sarah Hartman fund has been established to provide support for individuals in the Midwest states of IL, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin who are certifying as ACA Level 3 (and above) instructors, ACA Instructor Trainers, or the appropriate BCU level Coach by providing a onetime grant to help offset some of the costs of certification. Information on the fund is available here:,

Items available in the auction include:

GREY OWL, CANADA, BEAVERTAIL PADDLE – 63” long, excellent condition – donated by the Pilgrims. Pickup in Evanston, or make arrangements

NORTHWEST PASSAGE – two certificates for a two-hour Stand Up Paddle-Board Adventure for one person – $50.00 value each – www.nwpassage.com – expires 10/11/16. Will mail to lucky winner

RUTABAGA – $100.00 Gift Certificate – www.rutabaga.com – valid in store. Will mail to lucky winner

ROCKTOWN ADVENTURES –Gift Certificate for Shuttle Kayak trip for 6 people on Fox River from Batavia to Aurora. $175.00 value – expires 10/31/16 – www.rocktownadventures.com. Will mail to lucky winner

LL BEAN – $200.00 Gift Certificate – www.LLBean.com – valid in store or online. Will mail to lucky winner

Please bid early and bid often!

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